Gennady Golovkin eyes Billy Joe Saunders world title unification clash
PUBLISHED: 07:47 11 September 2016 | UPDATED: 07:47 11 September 2016
Following his TKO victory over Sheffield’s Kell Brook in London, famed Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin has set his sights on a unification bout with Hatfield’s Billy Joe Saunders.
Saunders holds the WBO world middleweight title, the one remaining strap the 34-year-old needs to complete the set in the division.
After defeating Brook last night (Saturday) at the O2 Arena, Golovkin said: “My goal is all the belts in the middleweight division.
“I want a unification fight with Billy Joe Saunders.”
It appears that the Hertfordshire man is open to the encounter.
Saunders, who is expected the make a first defence of his title next month, said on Twitter last night: “@GGGBoxing I’m ready when you are.”
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